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Site Review by
 Todd Reimer
Date: 12/20/2012

Reviewer

Site Condition
(1=worst, 5=best)

Name:  Todd Reimer Entry:    3.00
Email:   Click Here Bottom:    5.00
City:   Hermosa Beach Reef:    5.00
State:   CA Animal:    4.00
Country:   USA Plant:    5.00
Diving:   6 years Facilities:    3.00
 Dives:   300 Solitude   3.00
    Roads:    3.00

Evaluation

*Average:    4.13
This was the best reef dive we did the entire trip. This was even better than the 2 spots on Klien Bonaire that we went to. It has a very healthy reef with lots of fish and coral formations everywhere. Almost no sand to be found, which keeps visibility clear. Entry consists of walking down a number of steps, and then making your way to the platform. The one in the picture was almost completely submerged, so it wasn't as easy of a walk as it appears. If you are carrying SLR camera gear, it can be a very tricky entry as you have the steep stairway, rocky walk, and wade through the surf past the platform before you can get in. But, if you just have a compact or no camera equipment, it's pretty simple. Parking is easy, but driving there from the south, the 2 way road turns into 1 way, and you end up driving for 20 minutes or so to get back to where you were coming from. Therefore make it your last dive before you head back to pick up more tanks, or break for lunch.    

Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:    3.00
Beginner:    4.00
Intermediate:    5.00
Advanced:    5.00
Night diving:    3.00
   

Seasonal Information

Season:    Winter
Year:    2012
Visibility:    5.00
Current:    4.00
Surf:    3.00
 
 


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